‘All You Want Is to Be Believed’: The Impacts of Unconscious Bias in Health Care

Latino and Black patients are less likely to receive pain medications or get referred for advanced care than white patients with the same complaints

Your Health

HealthyWomen Statement on Proposal to Withdraw Only FDA-Approved Treatment Option for Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is an urgent public health crisis in our country with approximately one in 10 babies born prematurely

Your Care

Black Doctors Work to Make Coronavirus Testing More Equitable

One pediatric surgeon helps 10,000 get COVID-19 tests by becoming their "doctor on record"

Access & Affordability

Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process Should Be Driven by Science, Not Politics

Increasing public trust in vaccines may help keep millions of Americans safe and healthy

Policy

Suffering From Chronic Pain as a Black Woman

Bias can lead to disparities in diagnosis and treatment of Black women with chronic pain

Chronic Care Issues

Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology

How a New Way Of Parsing COVID-19 Data Began to Show The Breadth Of Health Gaps Between Blacks and Whites

Desegregating data of COVID-19 and other health issues provides a clearer picture of racial and demographic disparities.

Access & Affordability

COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

Across the country, the affluent are waiting out the pandemic in vacation homes, straining local health care facilities.

Access & Affordability

With No Legal Guardrails for Patients, Ambulances Drive Surprise Medical Billing

Out-of-network bills leave some patients thinking twice before calling an ambulance.

Access & Affordability

What’s in Your Medicine May Surprise You – a Call for Greater Transparency About Inactive Ingredients

The ingredients listed on the bottle only tell half the story. Here's what you need to know.

Medication Safety

For COVID Tests, the Question of Who Pays Comes Down to Interpretation

Promises of free tests are being rolled back in ways that are creating turmoil for consumers, even as testing has become more plentiful.

Your Care

High Court Allows Employers to Opt Out of ACA’s Mandate on Birth Control Coverage

The Supreme Court Wednesday settled — at least for now — a decade's worth of litigation over the women's health provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

Your Care